Airman First Class (A1C) Logan P. Wieland, 19, of Mechanic Street, Galway, died Sunday morning, October 22, 2017, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident.
He was born in Amsterdam on April 2, 1998, a son of Paul R. Wieland and Kimberly J. Neahr and was a 2016 graduate of Galway Central School. Logan was a lifelong area resident.
As a student, he was a member of the wrestling team at school.
Logan enlisted in the New York Air National Guard in December 2016. He recently returned from Basic Military Training in Texas and C-130 Crew Chief technical training school in Little Rock, Arkansas. He returned to Stratton Air National Guard Base, Scotia, New York last month and was on home-station training at the time of his death.
He enjoyed snowboarding and kiteboarding, four-wheeling, dirt biking, and hunting. Logan also loved working on cars and trucks, especially his VW’s. He loved spending time with family and friends.
Logan was predeceased by his paternal grandfather, Richard W. Wieland; and his paternal step-grandfather, Donald R. Weise.
Survivors include his father, Paul Wieland (Kymberly Miller) of Galway; his mother, Kimberly Neahr (James Gilchrist) of Ballston Spa; two brothers, Paul (Laura) Wieland of Northville and Collin Wieland of Galway; a sister, Tiffany Wieland (Robin Roberts) of El Mirage, AZ; maternal grandparents, William and Deborah Neahr of Galway; paternal grandmother, Marilyn Weise of Howes Cave; paternal step-grandmother, Doris Wieland of Galway; his girlfriend, Amber Decker; and several aunts, uncles and cousins.
Cremation was performed at Park View Crematorium, Schenectady. Calling hours will be held on Friday from 3 to 6 p.m. at the Robert M. Halgas Funeral Home Inc., 111 County Highway 106 (corner of Route 29 and Black Street), Johnstown. Military honors will be rendered at 5 p.m. at the funeral home. A memorial service will follow at 6 p.m. at the funeral home with the Rev. Dr. R.W. Williams, officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to www.afas.org or to the Galway High School Class of 2018, in care of the funeral home.